Oral evidence given on 1 February 2013 by:
Lord Wallace of Tankerness, Advocate General for Scotland;
Patrick Layden QC, Scottish Law Commissioner;
Frank Mulholland QC, Lord Advocate;
Catriona Dalrymple, Head of Policy Division, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service;
Richard Keen QC, Dean, and Gary Allan QC, Faculty of Advocates;
Professor James Chalmers; and
John Paul Sheridan, Law Society of Scotland.